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On board Have a swell time riding the waves with some surfing, stand-up paddleboarding or kitesurfing. You’ll find perfect conditions for these activities at bays and beaches around the island, but an excellent starting point is Rhosneigr on Anglesey’s western side. It’s home to Gecko Surf and Stand Up Paddle Board School, where you can hire equipment and pick up tips from sea sport experts. Deep impact There’s fun to be had beneath the waves too. Underwater, our terrain is just as captivating as on dry land, with a treasure chest of reefs, pinnacles and drop-offs to explore. And for experienced divers there are more than 100 atmospheric wrecks in deeper water to investigate. Our sea is a lively place, so you can expect to come face to face with lots of marine life on your journey. There are launch sites for boats at Trearddur Bay, Bull Bay, Holyhead, Porth Eilian and Traeth Bychan, plus plenty of suitable spots for shore diving. For advice, equipment and dive training courses, try Anglesey Divers in Holyhead. Paddle power There can be few better ways to explore the nooks and crannies of our coastline than by kayak. Take to the water under your own steam and you’ll find secluded coves and hidden caves, and get up close to rugged rock formations, seabirds and other aquatic wildlife. BActive@Rhoscolyn offers a range of kayaking trips, from beginners’ taster sessions in sheltered bays to more challenging journeys into deeper and wilder water. All decked out For those who like their boats a little bigger, our island is paradise for sailing enthusiasts. There are harbours and marinas dotted all around our coastline and you’ll find sailing clubs at Beaumaris, Holyhead, Red Wharf Bay, Rhosneigr and Trearddur Bay. We’re also home to some big sailing events, including the annual Round Anglesey Race and the Menai Strait Regattas, two weeks of races held on the narrow stretch of water separating us from the mainland. Cast away Anglers love Anglesey. Cast your line into our bountiful waters and you could feel a bite from a diverse range of sea fish including cod, conger, bass, whiting and mackerel. You won’t have to travel too far offshore either. Our fishing grounds are relatively close to the coast, so you’ll be Whether you’re on, in or under the sea, our coastline is a wonderland for watersports.


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